Samsung might be prepping a 5.8" ClorOLED display with 16 subpixels RGB matrix, can we say Note III?

Samsung might be prepping a 5.8
We've been sent some info claimed to be from meetings with Samsung on its AMOLED display developments. The source says they've been told that Samsung is working on a project for a so-called ClorOLED display to be ready for mass yields in June 2013.

The specs are nothing short of stunning, if this whole tip is true, since the pixel density has allegedly been disclosed by Samsung to be 358ppi in a 5.8" unit, made with an RGB matrix, instead of the PenTile arrangement Samsung's been using for its HD Super AMOLED screens until the Note II

The claimed resolution, however, doesn't really add up to that pixel density. The source says the display is to sport the rather unconventional 1024x980 pixels, which, coupled with the reported 5.8" size, adds up to 244ppi. Here comes the kicker, though - out tipster claims that the RGB matrix of this project, codenamed ClorOLED, will be done with no less than 16 subpixels, so make of it what you will. The Super AMOLED Plus in the Galaxy S II is listed by Samsung as having 12 subpixels in ads, so we'd have a third more here.

With the Note II and its unconventional matrix arrangement Samsung showed that it is not afraid to experiment with the subpixels count, shape and position of its AMOLED displays, and produced its brightest and most discernible HD AMOLED screen so far, so an alternative arrangement is at least plausible. 

Furthermore, we heard recently that Samsung has managed to achieve 350ppi+ pixel densities with its current conventional AMOLED production technology, called Fine Metal Mask (FMM), so that might be the production process for the ClorOLED brand in the end.

This crazy amount of subpixels would mean much greater image clarity and definition, so we are all for ClorOLED, as utopian as it may sound. Mass June 2013 production sounds just about right for a Galaxy Note III release, so we will keep an eye for any rumors on that front.

Thanks for the tip!

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Galaxy Note 3
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

+ Exynos 5 = winner.

25. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I don't know about that? The Qualcomm quad-core Krait S4 Pro with Adreno 320 clocked at 1.5 to 1.6GHz will eat the dual-core Exynos 5 is it ever decides come out that is.

32. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lol. you want to bet on that? the Quad krait is nice, no doubt, but the krait is not as strong as the E5, and the Adreno 320 is not as strong as the Mali 6xx. It might win on certain floating point muscle tests, but over all it will be at LEAST slightly weaker than the E5 if not noticeably weaker.

47. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Yeah you are right but it will be this time next year before anything will have a quad-core E5. Also the dual-core E5 might be out some time in late Q1 or early Q2. So that is cool if you don't mind waiting. I really would like to see Qualcomm's answer to the E5. You know since Qualcomm is already working on their next successor to the S4. lol

52. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

all companies work 2+ generations ahead. Thats not new. :) The S4 pro/quad is their answer to the 4412. Their answer to the E5/E5 quad is a while away, just like the e5 quad. I dont mind waiting. You know me, if its not exactly what I want, I'm not gonna buy it. Im a patient lil tech geek.

38. maryaaadil

Posts: 146; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

I want this screen with quad e5 on note 3 A 4gb ram n maybe 16MP camera N i will buy it.

40. jrandolf

Posts: 22; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

lol . :P maybe your dream phone is 2 or 3 years away from now . :p

55. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Yeah and I also wants my phone to vacuum my room and make coffee for me.

48. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

1680x945x5.5"=350.46ppi=Gnote 3 any takers?

56. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

Actually, @ 5.8 1920x800 = 358.62ppi. Aspect ratio of 2.40:1 which is common among movies.

57. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

i don't think thay change aspect ratio now 16:9 is perfect and 1680x945 is 16:9 besides samsung need something between 720p and 1080p because in 4.8-5" screens they can't make fullhd amoled yet, and lcd will be pretty soon

58. The_Godfather

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Wait............Let me buy Note 2 first

2. groupsacc

Posts: 232; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Camera > Nokia Display > Samsung Design > Sony Material > HTC Hardware Specs > LG OS > Google Dream phone. Sorry Apple. Couldn't find you a spot.

6. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Lawsuit > Apple There, completed that for you.

20. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011


27. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Bulls Eye! Cant stop LOL. . .

30. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

lmao!!! that was a good one @redmd +100

7. megaSUNNY

Posts: 88; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

nothing > iphone

9. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

App > Simplicity Also.. Hardware specs LG? WTFBBQ?

11. groupsacc

Posts: 232; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

LG Optimus G had me turned recently

34. AppleIsGod

Posts: 56; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

ya lg introduced the first dual core, first quad core, first 3 d and also the first phone to have capacitive touch screen.

45. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

So what? Look at LG's results, they are losing cash. Who cares if they brought something to the market first, if it's not good people would rather buy a Samsung product over LG's, as shown in market results.

41. anywherehome

Posts: 971; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

Simplicity? Just try to open an email link in chrome with your feature phone (iPhone)... you can NOT ;)

42. juanyunis

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

a BIG LOL for the "feature" phone. Nice one, and you are right.

43. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

Give your mum an Android phone, and give your mum an iPhone. See which one she finds easier to use.

46. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

I did. She tried both and found the Galaxy Nexus easier to use, eg Bluetooth, wifi etc settings are all in one place on the Samsung, but Bluetooth is under general in IOS .. Also specific settings for apps are in settings for IOS, but in their respective apps for Android. Easier to use my ass

50. SamsungFan

Posts: 201; Member since: Apr 16, 2012

Jubbing I totally agree With u dumb phones like iPhone is more suitable for old people But not for cool guyz like me

54. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

With that grammar you might as well stick with your old motorola POS from 99

60. rahulzz

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

good one....

59. rahulzz

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

have you tried it??????? My iPhone opens an email link in chrome. You ppl use a phone which has specs but has no quality in any of those...

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